Fix: MOM 2005 Reports have incorrect date values on the X-axis

Just an FYI on a new KB we published today that’s proven to be fairly popular: Symptom: MOM 2005 Reports with an end date of 01/01/2010 or later result in incorrect date values on the X-axis. Cause: This is due to the SC_DateDimension_table in the SystemCenterReporting DB not containing dates past 01/01/2010. We have a…

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Want to try out some new AEM reports?

The MOM Team just released a handful of new AEM/DEM reports that they’re testing in case you want to give them a try.  They’re scheduled to release later this month so if you have any feedback you’ll probably want to get it to them as quickly as you can.  The 4 new reports are: Top…

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The monthly availability report in MRAS may be missing some DCs and Exchange servers

When servers appear to be missing from the the availability reports it could be because of many reasons, but whenever I run into this type of issues these are the kinds of troubleshooting steps I take.  First of all, to troubleshoot this issue we should be clear on the workflow going on behind the scenes…

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One new System Center Operations Manager 2007 KB article for the week ending 07/04/2009

We just published a new Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 article which addresses an issue where scheduled reports that you create by using SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services (SSRS) do not display chart data in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2: KB972821 – Scheduled reports that you create by using SQL Server 2008…

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OpsMgr 2007: How to create reports that can be viewed in IE rather than the console

Some users may need to have reports that can be looked at regularly but they don’t want to install the SCOM console on a bunch of machines and have all those connections to the SDK.  So what can you do?  One way around this is to create reports that can be viewed in IE.  Below…

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How to generate web application response time reports in OpsMgr 2007

Measuring and tracking web application response times can be critical in identifying and preventing potential outages before they occur, and if this is something you’d like to report on in System Center Operations Manager 2007 then here’s how to do it.  In order to generate Web Application Response Time report, please follow the steps mentioned…

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Info on System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

I was going through all the cool stuff the OpsMgr product team has been releasing lately and found a couple R2 related items that I thought I’d mention here.  You may have already heard about these but in the past week or so they posted the download for the R2 Release Candidate as well as…

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One new Operations Manager 2007 Knowledge Base article for the week ending 03/07/2009

Just an FYI that we have a new Knowledge Base article available for System Center Operations Manager 2007.  This one is about an error message you might get when you try to perform a distributed installation of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting service.  The link and title is below: KB968332 – Error message…

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How to design a custom performance report in OpsMgr 2007

Have you ever wanted to design your own custom performance reports using Operations Manager 2007 but didn’t know where to start?  Well today’s your lucky day because Daniel over on the MOMTeam blog just posted a webcast where he does just that.  Step by step instructions and sample files are included. To view Daniel’s webcast…

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OpsMgr 2007: Task results may return unformatted XML

When running one of the tasks in the action pane of System Center Operations Manager 2007, the results may be displayed in a window as unformatted XML. This is due to a SQL transform that was added in the RTM (original) version and was changed with Service Pack 1.  If you install a slipstream version…

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